West Vancouver Community Cultural Fest
Two days of fun, food, and live performances
June 2 - 3, 2023
West Vancouver Community Cultural Fest celebrated BC’s diverse mix of cultures, rich flavours from around the globe, and live performances from over 30 local and international performers.
Polish Cultural Pavilion showcased an exhibition commemorating Nicolaus Copernicus 550th Birth Anniversary, Polish folklore, art, history and a range of activities for kids, including puzzle competitions, flower crown crafting, colouring pages with folk designs, traditional doll-making, face painting, Polish food tasting and a photo booth with traditional Polish village on the background!
Bridge Festival returned to Ambleside Park June 3 to June 4, 2022 celebrating BC’s diversity with immersive cultural experiences, flavours from around the globe, and live performances from over 30 local and international performers. Two days of fun, food, and live performances.
Polish Cultural Pavilion showcased a unique handmade pottery from Boleslawiec, presented widely popular creative folklore inspired workshops: traditional colourful cut outs and making of miniature Motanka Dolls, flower crown crafting, face painting, and other arts & crafts activities for kids.
the evolution of the 40-plus-year-old Community Day event, took place on May 31st and June 1 offering visitors an array of food, live music, performances, cultural displays, and much more.
In an effort to showcase and celebrate West Vancouver’s diverse mix of cultures, pavilions - including ones representing Poland, Mexico, the West Coast, Canada’s Indigenous peoples, the Philippines, the U.K., in addition to Korea, Iran, and China – offered visitors a unique way to experience these cultures through art, music and interactive performances.
Polish Pavilion presented a colourful and unique handmade pottery from the southwestern region of Poland Bolesławiec, where the tradition of pottery dates back to the 14th century with its beautiful design and quality. People could taste authentic Polish doughnuts, Pączki, known in Poland since the Middle Ages. Poland even has the Polish doughnut day.